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Lakeside Charlie's

301 S Lake Mitchell Dr, Cadillac, MI 49601-9731
+1 231-775-5332
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (14 reviews)
“steak” (14 reviews)
“scallops” (4 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
301 S Lake Mitchell Dr, Cadillac, MI 49601-9731
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family enjoyed a wonderful evening at Lakeside Charlies. Excellent view, great atmosphere with friendly staff. The food was divine and such good steak too.

Thank skaszab2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Local treasure. It is filled with amazing Michigan boating & lake history. There are rare boats, signs, lures, decoys that alone would be worth coming to see, but the food & great service assure a great experience. *location is perfect in winter for snowmobiles &...More

Thank Heather D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lakeside Charlie's is a longtime casual, lakeside restaurant and bar. The interior is decorated with outdoor sporting activities and wildlife. I was with an old friend and her parents, who were celebrating a milestone anniversary. The food was good, service was decent, and the prices...More

Thank hanahwy
Reviewed 9 November 2017

one of these places that is hidden but right in front of your eyes. Quaint, quiet with several rooms plus a great bar. Nice view of Lake Mitchell. Food better than average, cloth napkins, prices right on the money, a great buffet. If you are...More

Thank dickaloo
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We stopped on our way up north because of the beautiful view of Lake Cadillac from Lakeside Charlie's. As we were seated we saw this wonderful buffet of soups, salads, sandwiches, fruit, cookies and cajun chicken alfredo. Great value at 8.99 per person. The waitstaff...More

Thank Cathy K
Reviewed 8 October 2017

The food was average enough - although we don't think the perch was worth a $22 price tag, but the other items (burrito, salad, sandwich) were fine enough. However the true damper on our experience was the poor service and overall unpleasant experience. Upon asking...More

Thank nes24
Reviewed 30 September 2017

The wife and I had a wonderful dinner. Of Filet with mushrooms cooked to perfection. Chad was our waiter. Who gave us excellent service. This was our first time there.Will be back again. Worth the 40 mile drive.

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 27 September 2017

The Spinach Artichoke Dip - excellent. Salads were very good and large. Service friendly and fast. Good view of Lake.

Thank genetour
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Have been fans of Lakeside Charlie's, especially the planked salmon, for several years. Not any more. Microwaved reheated bread, "Tanqueray martini with a splash of vermouth" that was was watered down chilled vermouth only, salmon with no color and unappetizing, not to mention way scaled...More

Thank lovetravel732
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Was in the area hunting and saw this on TA. Had lunch a week ago and dinner a week later. A definite gem. The service was great and food didn't disappint. I had grouper for lunch and seafood fettuccine for dinner. Most of their entrees...More

Thank William T
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24 January 2015|
Response from JasperSage | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are boat docks at Lakeside Charlie's that are accessible if you are staying on Lakes Mitchell or Cadillac.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 S Lake Mitchell Dr, Cadillac, MI 49601-9731
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cadillac
  • Phone Number: +1 231-775-5332
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